Hagit Levy joined Baruch College in 2010 after completing her Ph.D. in Accounting at Columbia University. Her research interests focus on the effects of information asymmetry on managerial decisions and on the effects of managerial incentives on real activities. Hagit’s research has won awards and has been published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Management Science, and Contemporary Accounting Research. Hagit has been teaching undergraduates the second course in the Intermediate Accounting series at Baruch College. In 2015, she received the Teaching Excellence Award from the Zicklin School of Business. Before joining the academia, Hagit worked as a consultant for an applied economic consultancy firm in different areas such as industrial organization, risk assessments and macro-economic trends. She holds a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration and an M.A. in Economics from Tel Aviv University and an M.Phil in Finance from Columbia University.
“Factors Associated with the Year-End Decline in Working Capital” (2017) (with Richard Frankel and Ron Shalev) – Management Science 63 (2):438-458
“Bond Repurchase Objectives and the Repurchase Method Choice” (2017) (with Ron Shalev) – Journal of Accounting and Economics 63 (2-3):385-403
“The Effect of CFO Personal Litigation Risk on Firms’ Disclosure and Accounting Choices” (2018) (with Emanuel Zur and Ron Shalev) – Contemporary Accounting Research 35 (1): 434-463
AAA Northeast region conference 2011 “Best Paper by a New Faculty Member Award” for the paper “Information Asymmetry and the Use of Accounts Receivable Backed Debt”
Zicklin School of Business “Teaching Excellence Award”, 2015